ISBN-10:
0674061888
ISBN-13:
9780674061880
Pub. Date:
09/30/2011
Publisher:
Harvard
Settler Sovereignty: Jurisdiction and Indigenous People in America and Australia, 1788-1836

Settler Sovereignty: Jurisdiction and Indigenous People in America and Australia, 1788-1836

by Lisa Ford

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674061880
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 09/30/2011
Series: Harvard Historical Studies Series , #166
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 328
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Lisa Ford is Associate Professor in History at the University of New South Wales.

Table of Contents


  • Introduction


  1. Jurisdiction, Territory and Sovereignty in Empire

  2. Pluralism as Policy

  3. Indigenous Jurisdiction and Spatial Order

  4. Legality and Lawlessness

  5. The Limits of Jurisdiction

  6. Farmbrough's Fathoming and Transitions in Georgia

  7. Lego'me and Territoriality in New South Wales

  8. Perfect Settler Sovereignty


  • Conclusion

What People are Saying About This

This book changes our understanding of the history of colonization. Lisa Ford has written a fascinating account of how and why early nineteenth-century Anglo-American settlers developed a newly expansive view of their power over indigenous people.

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